Downshire Brass
Listen to "All That Jazz" by Downshire Brass.

Now that you've heard us, meet some of our players.

From the junior to senior band, Downshire features some of Northern Ireland's finest and upcoming brass players.


Ryan Parks Solo Cornet

Jackie McLarnon Soprano Cornet

Stephen Doherty Principal Eb Bass

Joe Murray Flugelhorn

Judith Thompson Second Cornet

Gary Dodsworth Principal Baritone

There is nothing like hearing us live.

Downshire never turn down the chance to entertain or compete - catch us soon.

Practice makes perfect, here's some band-hall insight.

As a band we practice at least twice a week, there is always an interesting story to tell.

Downshire Brass in Concert with Russell Gray

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Friday 31 January 2014

Our latest CD, Festive Favourites, will be available from tomorrow - 7th December 2013!  As the...

Our latest CD, Festive Favourites, will be available from tomorrow - 7th December 2013!  As the title suggests, this one is a selection of popular carols and Christmas music which ranges from the Snow Waltz to Hark the Herald Angels Sing.   The CD is our second disc in three years and joins the hugely successful Horizons recording which is available to buy, download on iTunes and stream on Spotify.   Contact us to order... (read more)

Saturday 7 December 2013